Vinny’s Blog

The Flynn Brothers Sing Barbershop!

Posted on January 14, 2016

  (Originally published in MercySong E-news, Issue No. 11. To read more, click here).     We hope you all had a beautiful and blessed Christmas season! It was a treat for Donna and me to have some of our kids home. Also, one of my older... Read More

Florida Bound!

Posted on December 1, 2015

    Florida, here we come!   This winter my wife and I are hoping to spend as much time down south as possible. Must be gettin’ old! And maybe I’ll get to take some time off and do a little of this: I will be giving talks... Read More

7 Secrets of Divine Mercy CD of the Month!

Posted on November 28, 2015

        In anticipation of the release of 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy, Lighthouse Catholic Media decided to feature my talk on Divine Mercy as their November CD of the Month! We’re so excited for the book to be published and,... Read More

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It’s Been a Busy October!

Posted on November 1, 2015

  Lots going on this month! In the midst of trying to finish writing 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy I had to take a break to head up to Canada with Donna to give a talk at a conference there. Our hotel room had a spectacular view of Niagara Falls,... Read More

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It’s Wedding Time!

Posted on June 15, 2015

  At some point you’ve probably heard us mention our friends, the Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy — these guys have really become like sons to me. In the beginning of June, Lewis (first on the left) got married!   My daughter, Mary, flew... Read More

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Mercy, Mary, & the Eucharist Pilgrimage 2015

Posted on March 24, 2015

  Everything you need to know about our upcoming Pilgrimage Retreat to Italy!!!   Italy, here we come! Here’s the scoop on the “Mercy, Mary & the Eucharist” Pilgrimage Retreat to Italy that Donna and I will be leading... Read More

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Lent & Love e-news

Posted on February 21, 2015

Check out our latest e-newsletter: “Meatless Friday Recipe, True Love, & a Trip to Trinidad!”  Read More →

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Funeral Homily for Fr. George

Posted on September 5, 2014

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Sacred Heart Home
Oregon, Ohio ~ THIRST FOR GOD
 ~ REMEMBERING FATHER GEORGE KOSICKI, CSB by Gordon Judd, CSB, August 14, 2014 Not even three days ago, five of us were gathered around Father George’s bedside when he breathed... Read More

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Fr. George Kosicki, CSB

Posted on August 13, 2014

  A Memorial Page for our Beloved Spiritual Director and Friend    “I expect from you, My child, a great number of souls who will glorify My mercy for all eternity.” (Jesus to St. Faustina, Diary, 1489) We know he touched the... Read More

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Update on Fr. George Kosicki

Posted on August 8, 2014

“Praised be the Lord Jesus Christ!” [Father George] A letter from Fr. Gordon Judd, CSB I visited Sacred Heart Home today [Thursday] for 6.5 hours and although I later saw Father George several times while he was sleeping and since he... Read More

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